There are 7 ways to get from Rome to Albania by plane, car ferry, bus, train, bus and ferry, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Tirana  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Tirana (TIA) FCO - TIA

$70 - $170

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Fly to Brindisi, car ferry  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Brindisi (BDS) FCO - BDS
  2. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Vlorë

$83 - $199

Fly to Podgorica, bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Podgorica (TGD) FCO - TGD
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Shkodër

$116 - $320

Train, car ferry  •  15 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Brindisi Fa
  2. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës

Bus and ferry  •  22 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Tiranë

$85 - $120

Night train, bus and ferry  •  25 h 4 min

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Brindisi Icn
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi Autorità Portuale to Tiranë

$119 - $156

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Bari
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Durrës

$121 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Albania is to fly which costs 55€ - 150€ and takes 5 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Albania is to fly which costs 55€ - 150€ and takes 5 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome Tiburtina and arriving at Tiranë. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 22 h 50 min.

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The distance between Rome and Albania is 633 km.

The best way to get from Rome to Albania without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 15 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Rome to Albania, including transfers.

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Rome to Albania bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Rome Tiburtina station.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Tirana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Rome to Albania bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, arrive at Tiranë station.

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Blue Panorama Airlines and Alitalia offer flights from Rome Airport to Tirana Airport.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Albania.
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  • Distance: 395.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Albania?

Alitalia and Blue Panorama Airlines fly from Rome to Tirana 4 times a day.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Rome to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Rome to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $170
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Roma Termini to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Podgorica to Shkodër
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
22 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi Autorità Portuale to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Ferry operators
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Brindisi to Vlorë
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Brindisi to Durrës
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Bari to Durrës
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
adriaferries.com
Deck
$75 - $85
Car
$115 - $125
Inside cabin 2 beds
$105 - $120
Inner cabin 2 beds
$115 - $130

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